Says Details Magazine, "e;In pages that tremble with beauty, Wynne gracefully reveals the darker side of human possibilities."e;National Book Award winner Paul Monette calls The Other World "e;a book to handle with asbestos gloves, but well worth the walk through fire."e;Paranoia, psychotic breaks, danger, fear, loneliness, yearning. This acclaimed short story collection, first published by City Lights, is peopled by sociopaths, circus performers, tattooed drifters, cross-dressing teenagers and God-fearing families. Its hallucinatory edge makes the everyday seem like another world.Includes:"e;The Other World"e; - A Christian Right family is too busy trying to protect their children from the "e;danger of homosexuality"e; to notice the havoc their own son is unleashing in the neighborhood."e;Lights of Broadway"e; - A prostitute is shaken to find that one of her clients is a violent homophobe."e;Halloween Card"e; - a Manhattan party of metrosexual hipsters is unexpectedly thrust into the heartland of Puritan America."e;Raphael"e; - A cross-dressing teenager spends a lonely Christmas at the Plaza Hotel, hoping to win the love of his chauffeur."e;Nameless Thing"e; - A love triangle explodes in jealousy and revenge at an El Paso circus."e;Vulture"e; - A drifter plots to murder the witness to the accidental killing of his girlfriend.
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